• SQL Database Developer

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/27/2018 12:04 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Guidepoint’s Engineering team thrives on problem solving and creating happier users. As Guidepoint works to achieve its mission of making individuals, businesses, and the world smarter through personalized knowledge-sharing solutions, the engineering team is taking on challenges to improve our internal CRM system and create new products to optimize the seamless delivery of our services.


    Guidepoint is seeking a Senior Database Administrator/Developer with heavy Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise experience to join its engineering team. Our engineering team is a highly collaborative organization consisting of PHP, JavaScript & .NET engineers with the highest levels of technical depth, programming skill and a passion for quality.

    What You'll Do

    • Install, update and maintain MS SQL Server, CosmosDB (Mongo)
    • Tune underlying OS (Windows Server & Linux)
    • Tune database (indexes, schema organization, caches and settings)
    • Design disaster recovery plans
    • Setup replication and clustered environments (Always-On)
    • Setup monitoring tools & alerts
    • Review/address security protocols & vulnerabilities
    • Weigh-in/review new migrations from software engineers
    • Suggest query optimizations

    What You Have

    • Bachelor's Degree and/or 5-8 years of Database Administration/Development in MS SQL Server 2005 and up
    • Experience working with a production environment with zero or very minimal downtime
    • Experience writing/understanding complex SQL queries/stored procedures (2000+ line SQL)
    • Knowledge of storage technologies (NAS, SAN)
    • Midlevel Windows Server and/or Linux administration experience
    • Multitasking and communication skills
    • Must have Ownership!

    What We Have:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Free snacks and beverages
    • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
    • 401(k) match, life insurance, commuter benefits, corporate gym rates, paid time-off and parental leave plans
    • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
    • Year-round corporate athletic league
    • Casual work environment

    About Guidepoint:

    Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint’s multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit


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